from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having an expanded, or fan-shaped, tail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the feathers of the tail arranged in the shape of a fan; eurhipidurous: applied to ordinary birds (Carinatæ), in distinction from bush-tailed, an epithet of the Ratitœ
- Having the tail exceedingly developed and complicate, as the variety of the domestic pigeon known as the fantail.
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